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Near Pemaquid in Lincoln County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Ralph Blaisdell and Family

 
 
Ralph Blaisdell and Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 4, 2010
1. Ralph Blaisdell and Family Marker
Inscription.  
Near this site on August 15, 1635
Ralph Blaisdell and family
were shipwrecked.
The ship was the Angel Gabriel
bound from Bristol, England
to Pemaquid.
From here the family
went to York, Maine
and later to Salisbury,
Massachusetts.


 
Erected by the Blaisdell Family Association, in America since 1635.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraDisastersSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 50.231′ N, 69° 30.38′ W. Marker is near Pemaquid, Maine, in Lincoln County. Marker can be reached from Bristol Road. Marker is in Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, at the south end of Bristol Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pemaquid ME 04558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Cogswell and Family (here, next to this marker); Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil House
Wider View with Pemaquid Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 4, 2010
2. Wider View with Pemaquid Lighthouse
The marker is to the left of the Cogswell marker on the same stone.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Memory of Ensign Richard Rundlett Wells (approx. 2.4 miles away); Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); R.H.T. Taylor Store in 1882 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Downtown Stores c. 1892 (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kristin Hall’s website. The Angel Gabriel and the Great Storm of 1635. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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